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As Cameron showed, we have for centuries put ourselves on a first name basis with this man, who should more properly be addressed as Theodosius. Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue. Some notable features of this edition:. MacrobiusAmbrosius Theodosius. As a englishh of antiquarian lore, an anthology of lost authors, and a reflection of ancient attitudes toward literature, science and much in between, it has long provided grist for our scholarly mills along with recipes for its use.


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National Library of Australia. Commenta- rius ex Cicerone in Somnium Scipionisa work in his book much studied during the Middle Ages. See also Cameron The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions.

The University of Queensland. Maracanda – MarklandJeremiah. It is by its very nature derivative. We know it today largely through his own fondness for self-quotation, but it evidently exerted considerable influence on his immediate successors. The Dream of Scipio, contained in the sixth book of Cicero’s De Republicais taken as a text, which suggests a succession of discourses on the physical constitution of the universe, according to the views of the New Platonists, together with notices of some of their peculiar tenets on mind as well as matter.

In an increasingly Christian Rome, they had remained pagan; Macrobius, writing several decades later, presents them in an ideal light. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Ammon, the chief god of Egyptian Thebes, ultimately identified with the sun god Re cf.


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The Fragmentary Latin Poets. Dramatic Date and Dramatis personae 3. Images trannslation borders lead translatiom more information. These sections make this first volume an essential aid to the two that follow.

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